Friday, 8 February 2013

Beat The Back To School Blues: LEGO The Hobbit

As we all know, the Doctor is completely addicted to LEGO. Sadly, there's no known cure. Which is fine for him - and for us, because pretty soon he'll have so many LEGO blocks he can build us a house and won't have to live in this tissue box anymore. He's currently saving up for... Even more LEGO. 

The Doctor was asked to roadtest some of the LEGO The Hobbit range - and it gets two thumbs up. Well that's if he could tear himself away from constructing it - it's kept him busy, and been a little challenging, but he loves it. 

It's got a good level of detail, plenty of pieces to keep him busy, and a good level for him (he's 7.5). He is looking forward to collect the lot. And then promptly (fingers crossed) make a hut (that's a bit taller) like the one Bilbo lives in, except with a bit more space for me to live in. Ok. I can dream. 

Anyway, you can dream too - because - drum roll puh-lease:

LEGO is giving two lucky people the chance to win a LEGO The Hobbit prize pack each one valued at $69.98. Each pack consists of Riddles for the Ring and LEGO Games The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey!

LEGO Games: The Hobbit™: An Unexpected Journey RRP $49.99
In the iconic Shire town of Hobbiton, the Dwarves are gathering ready for the quest to regain their gold, but 10 of them have gotten lost in Hobbiton. Gandalf, Gloin, Fili and Kili must find the other 10 Dwarves before the journey can begin. Aim of the game: find the most missing Dwarves using memory and a bit of luck!

Riddles for The Ring RRP $19.99 
On the shores of an underground lake beneath the Misty Mountains, Bilbo Baggins™, armed with Sting, discovers a magic ring that was recently lost by the creature Gollum™. Use the reveal function to take the golden Ring! But beware – only Gollum, aboard his boat of Goblin skin and bones, knows the way out. Can our Hobbit hero solve the riddles asked by Gollum and escape to freedom with the Ring before Gollum realises it’s gone? Includes 2 minifigures; Gollum and Bilbo Baggins.

If you'd like to enter - it's super simple, please leave a comment below telling me what's your PRECIOUS?

Terms & Conditions:
Entries are open from Friday 8th February until midnight Thursday 14th February. 
Winners will be announced Friday 15th February. 
Competition only open to Australian residents (sorry!). 


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  2. I'll play. My nickname for my husband has been Gollum since we read the Hobbit travelling round Europe together (so many moons ago)...I guess he's my precious!!!

  3. Hi. My precious would love more Lego. Might give me my precious time to myself. Teehee

  4. My husband's credit card ;)

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  6. I think I'd sheepishly say my phone is my precious. And if I don't have it for any length of time it get a bit twitchy


  8. My internet. I can't live without it!

  9. My precious is that bottle of vodka hidden away from the other members of my family!

  10. my ipod that I got for xmas I use it all day for work and social its my best friend and my "Precious" :D

  11. Coffee is my precious and no one will ever take it from me!

  12. My little chihuahua , gherkin. She is so precious , I cant imagine my life without her :)

  13. I know that I am supposed to say 'my precious wee poppets' BUT I reckon my late mother's wedding and engagement rings are precious - so much that I used to hide them in the Lego box (and then I couldn't find them!)

  14. I always used to bite my nails until my fingers bled but have since given up and my nice, healthy unbitten nails to me are precious indeed

  15. my boots.
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    can't begin to imagine winter without both of them & colour tights.

    oh yes and my children close second...(!)

  16. What's precious? at the moment 'me', recovering from a flu virus... otherwise if I was feeling affable..."My 3 preciousessss' Oh and my partner, but now I'm starting to sound like I'm feeling better and I want to feel 'precious'!

  17. My precious?
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    Then, I received vouchers for lessons as a gift, and I finally decided to take the plunge.
    I started my lessons, and surprisingly wasn't half as scared as what I thought I'd be.
    After a few months of lessons, I got my driver's licence on my very first attempt, just shy of my 33rd birthday!
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  18. My precious is the slightly dazed but rarely fazed person who looks back at me from the mirror - I would be lost without her.

  19. My phone. That's how I read your blog! (And of course my family, but that's obvs, right?!).

  20. My husband, I had to kiss a lot of toads before I met him. So he's precious in more ways than one ;)

  21. My external hard drive, it's filled with all our photo's, home movies and a life time of memories.

  22. My nana's engagement ring she gave to me many years ago. As a teen I would swing my hands around as I spoke so that everyone saw the massive sapphire. I've since found out it's actually a piece of blue glass but I've come to appreciate it for more than it's monetary value.
    (My 5 year old's precious is Lego. Just saying)

  23. I tossed the coin at the AFL grand final last year. It was specially minted for the game. I've still got it! It's priceless, It's my own, it's my love, it's my preciiiooouuussss!!!!!!

  24. My fella @JustinBarrie is reading his copy of The Hobbit to FleaJr (8) now, as he has read to FleaJr's two older sisters. He's written their critiques inside the front cover. I reckon that's pretty precious.

  25. Definitely my girls and wife and then the sewing room and all it's contents!!

  26. My gorgeous rescue dog Ziggy. I happened upon a photo of a poor, starving dog in a terrible condition on death row in the pound just weeks after we lost my beloved childhood dog and it seemed like fate. Only two weeks later we had welcomed Ziggy into our lives and our hearts. He is a constant light in my life, he makes me smile and I am thankful for him every day! It took years for him to overcome all of his fear and anxieties but he is now a healthy, happy dog and my absolute and complete precious!!!!!!!

  27. Amelie and Atticus15 February 2013 at 8:05 am

    My precious is my vintage lego that I had when I was a child. My children love to play with it and destroy it...oh my poor brown chair and lego hair...I need to let it go :-)

  28. Good news! You are a winner of the LEGO Hobbit sets - so you can hide your vintage LEGO and give the kids their own. Please email me your postal address. x (

  29. I loved this SO much, I'm letting you know that you're one of my winners. Please email your postal address and I'll get your LEGO prize sent out ASAP! x (

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